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Visually impaired 34-yr-old has flown a plane, is now a Young Global Leader

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 10:53 -- geeta.nair

Ashish Goyal was never one to be in the doldrums, except once when he accidentally bumped into a female teacher in 2001, his final graduation year. Furious, the teacher insulted him in a crowd of students assuming he’d walked into her intentionally. That’s when he started using a white cane—for him it was acceptance, for others a signal that he is visually impaired.

CM OFFERS BLESSINGS AT MASS MARRIAGE OF DISABLED

Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:13 -- geeta.nair

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan blessed 51 newly wed disabled couples at a function for mass marriage of disabled persons at Hoshangabad on Wednesday. He announced that assistance under CM’s disabled persons’ marriage scheme will be increased from `25,000 to `50,000. He said that the increased amount will also be given to couples who tied nuptial knots at today’s function.

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